How to make turkey gravy. Looking for a homemade turkey gravy recipe for your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner? Here's is the way I have been taught to make turkey gravy and it always turns out.
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How to Make Turkey Gravy

An easy and delicious way to make turkey gravy for the big turkey dinner.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword turkey gravy
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 19kcal
Author Randa Derkson

Ingredients

  • Turkey Drippings
  • 2-4 cups water
  • Chicken Base or chicken bouillon
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: 1 package of turkey gravy mix.

Instructions

  • Note: I don't have measurements for most as the amount of turkey drippings I get from each turkey varies. 
  • Transfer the turkey drippings from the roasting pan to a medium-sized pot. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat (6 is my go to number).
  • Once the drippings are boiling, add the water. The amount I add depends on the turkey drippings. If you add too much, and the flavor is watered down, no biggie you can add more chicken base later.
  • Add the chicken base and whisk.
  • In a shaker cup (or bowl) mix together the flour and water to keep the gravy from lumping and pour a little bit at a time. (You can also use quick flour in this case, and you don't have to mix it.)
  • Bring to a boil. At this point, I taste test it and adjust the seasonings. Depending on how thick I want the gravy, I may or may not add more flour. If it's too watery or is missing an extra punch, I add a packet of turkey gravy seasoning - and that's totally okay guys!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 19kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Sodium: 37mg | Potassium: 24mg | Calcium: 0.1% | Iron: 1.1%